Jack Schofield

Freelance blogger

Jack Schofield spent the 1970s editing photography magazines before becoming editor of an early UK computer magazine, Practical Computing. In 1983, he started writing a weekly computer column for the Guardian, and joined the staff to launch the newspaper's weekly computer supplement in 1985. This section launched the Guardian’s first website and, in 2001, its first real blog. When the printed section was dropped after 25 years and a couple of reincarnations, he felt it was a time for a change....

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GDPR cuts tracking cookies in Europe

GDPR cuts tracking cookies in Europe

Three months after the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), European news sites have reduced their use of tracking cookies by 22 percent, according to research from the University of Oxford. Companies that run websites should be aware of the problem and ready to act.

August 22, 2018 by in E-Commerce